Health & Wellbeing
- August 29, 2022Pets are unable to tell us when they are in pain, so it is up to you to determine whether they are in pain or if they are experiencing another issue. The purpose of this article is to explain the differences between acute and chronic pain in both dogs and cats and will list common signs of pain.
- February 02, 2022Imagine yourself in an unfamiliar country where you don't understand the language or know the customs. Isn't that a bit like being a dog in the human world? Despite their capacity for understanding us, many of your words and actions may cause confusion for your dog. Keep reading to find out six ways you might be confusing your pet.
- May 04, 2021
This article aims to provide an outline of the most common types of cancer in dogs and cats, some of the symptoms of each type and other symptoms to be on the lookout for. It also explores treatment options, causes of cancer in pets and things that you as a pet owner can do to reduce your pet’s risk of developing cancer.
- January 15, 2021
Start the year off on the right paw and resolve to make 2021 the best year ever for you and your pet!
Teach Your Pet a New Trick
Spend a small amount of time each day teaching your pet a new trick. It only takes 10-15 minutes per day and before you know it you'll be showing off your cat giving high fives or your dog playing dead. Teaching your pet a trick is mentally stimulating, fun and helps to strengthen the bond between you.
We've all probably put on an extra few kilos over Christmas, but an extra kilo on a cat or a dog is equivalent to tens of extra kilos on a person! Ensuring your pet is a healthy weight helps to reduce the strain on their joints and can help to extend their life span by reducing their risk of developing weight-related health concerns.
- May 20, 2020
Once upon a time you may have thought that checking to see if your pet had a wet or dry nose was a good way to assess their health, but now we know different. A wet nose does not necessarily mean your pet is well, and a dry nose doesn’t always mean your pet is sick.